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Strawberry Scones

  • Author: Jocelyn Brown
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Looking for the perfect scones for spring and summer? You found it in these soft, tender strawberry scones made with fresh strawberries and then drizzled with sweet vanilla glaze!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, grated and very cold or frozen 
  • ½ cup buttermilk or heavy cream, plus more for brushing on top 
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped 

Toppings, optional

  • Vanilla Glaze: Whisk together 1 ½ cups powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk
  • Coarse Sugar 


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder
  2. Using a pastry blender or your hands, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk or cream, and vanilla extract 
  4. Add liquid ingredients and strawberries to dry ingredients and stir until moistened, and mixture is well combined and holds together in a ball
  5. Sprinkle a small amount of flour onto parchment paper or counter
  6. Press dough into 8 inch circle, about ¾ inch thick 
  7. Brush top with additional buttermilk or cream
  8. Sprinkle with coarse sugar, if desired 
  9. Using a sharp knife, cut circle into 8 wedges
  10. Divide triangles and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat, leaving enough space for the scones to expand when cooked 
  11. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown
  13. Remove from oven and cool slightly
  14. Add vanilla glaze if you like
  15. Serve warm or room temperature
  16. Store leftovers in airtight container at room temperature 
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked

Keywords: strawberry scones, strawberry dessert, breakfast